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    The Fastlane Truck reports that it received an anonymous tip from a GM insider saying that Chevy is working on a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 for duty in one of its trucks. Information is scarce, but the tipster said that the engine was slated for use in a "high-performance Tahoe and/or Silverado...
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    We've got our first shots of the updated Camaro ZL1 that was caught testing in Metro Detroit. While the front-end doesn't change much, the rear end has been toned down slightly. Along with the new rear bumper, it looks like there's another camera in the rear spoiler, above the standard one...
  3. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Hennessey Performance is happy to build you a stroked and supercharged Cadillac Escalade that pumps out a massive 800 hp. That's thanks to 10 pounds of boost from a 2.9L blower, an air to water intercooler, and a V8 engine that's been stroked from 6.2 to 6.8L. The Hennessey Escalade HPE800...
  4. Motorsports & Racing News
    There's no way of saying this nicely, but if you weren't running under the Chevy banner during the 2017 North American racing season, you didn't really stand a chance. Last year brought an embarrassment of riches to the bowtie brand - Chevrolet propelled Josef Newgarden to the IndyCar Driver's...
  5. Global Chevrolet News
    At SEMA 2017 Chevrolet announced the Camaro ZL1 has been added to the Chevrolet Performance Camaro Drag Race Development Program. The company also proudly announced they've achieved a best quarter-mile ET of 10.000 at 137.78 mph during official testing, along with a 1.415-second 60-foot time...
  6. Global Chevrolet News
    The comparison we've all been waiting for, the ultimate expression of the sixth-generation Mustang goes head to head with the revamped Camaro ZL1. Imagined as pure apex eaters, both cars bring new levels of road course capability to a segment long mocked for its affinity to travel in straight...
  7. Global Chevrolet News
    Hennessey's latest creation is built to cast out the demon. The American tuner isn't even waiting for Dodge to properly unveil the Challenger SRT Demon before introducing The Exorcist. Based on the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, power from the V8 engine has been increased to a ridiculous...
  8. Global Chevrolet News
    Word just in from Daytona, the savages at Chevrolet have given the ZL1 even MORE speed. The ZL1 1LE takes the basic ZL1 and cranks the volume up to 11 with the addition of an even more advanced aero package and the return of an old friend. Multimatic's Dynamic Suspension Spool Valves are...
  9. Global Chevrolet News
    Officially, the 2017 Camaro ZL1 has a top speed of 198 mph. On the 7.6-mile high speed oval at Germany's Automotive Testing Papenburg proving ground, Chevrolet tested the Camaro ZL1's real world V-Max. The figure is achieved by running the ZL1 in both directions and averaging the speeds--...
  10. Global Chevrolet News
    Those of us gathered at the foot of the San Gabriel mountains just north of Los Angeles know our time here will be exquisite, eviscerating and excessive all at once - we are children of the liberated cortex and it is our duty to inform you of the haunting pleasures baked into the 2017 Chevrolet...
  11. Global Chevrolet News
    2017 Camaro ZL1s are starting to slowly reach customer hands... After taking delivery of his Black ZL1, Tommy down in Texas headed straight to Houston House of Power for some preliminary work. First was a baseline dyno run, in which the supercharged 6.2-liter V8 laid down 554 rear-wheel hp...
  12. Global Chevrolet News
    A pleasant surprise for GM employees hoping to get their hands on one of the most weaponized Camaros ever. GM Family First confirms the ZL1 is eligible for employee discounts, knocking $4,594 off the coupe's $62,135 MSRP, while the convertible's $68,135 MSRP sheds $5,064. It's somewhat strange...
  13. Global Chevrolet News
    Today marks the official berth of the world's next terrifying weapon of asphalt destruction: The 2017 Camaro ZL1. Chevy's latest ZL1 features the bonkers 6.2-liter supercharged LT4 lifted from the C7 Z06, which is evidently capable of pushing the ZL1 to ballistic pace: try 12 seconds quicker...
  14. Global Chevrolet News
    Team Camaro's lead engineer recently brought home a sparkling new Camaro ZL1 convertible ahead of the car officially reaching dealerships. The car, which Oppenheiser posted on Facebook yesterday, is believed to be part of Chevy's Captured Test Fleet. GM describes CTF as follows: Recently...
  15. Global Chevrolet News
    Hey sports fans, get excited, Chevrolet just released the full 2017 Camaro price catalog to dealers, including the 1LE package and new ZL1 coupe and convertible. Across the board Camaro receives a roughly $1,000 price drop, Becky from Rodgers Chevrolet says the price adjustment isn't just for...
  16. Global Chevrolet News
    Six point two liters + six hundred and fifty horsepower + six-speed manual transmission = sixty miles per hour in first gear. The butcher is in and this time he means business. Speaking live at the 2016 Camaro Factory Fest, Camaro's lead engineer Al Oppenheiser let it be known the ZL1 will...
  17. Global Chevrolet News
    Not only did GM push out official pricing for the 2017 Camaro ZL1, they also published relevant performance metrics for both the Camaro ZL1 and 1LE. ZL1 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds Quarter-mile in 11.4 seconds at 127 mph 1.02 g max cornering 60-0 mph braking in 107 feet (32 meters) 220-pound...
  18. Global Chevrolet News
    A leaked ordering guide for the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 has brought good news. Up until now, the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 has been touted to have an estimated 640 horsepower and 640 pound-feet of torque, but it appears the 6.2-liter supercharged V8 will actually provide 650 hp and 650 lb-ft of...
  19. Global Chevrolet News
    Chevy revealed a new feature included with the 2017 Camaro ZL1 at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed: Line lock. During the ZL1's run up the hill, driver and VP of product development for GM, Mark Reuss, stopped the car to show off the new burnout feature. Line lock grabs the front brakes...
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